There will be some 10,000 Easter eggs hidden throughout Ripon's Stouffer Park Saturday morning for an expected 300 children to find and put in their Easter baskets. They will be hidden in every section of the park from the large soccer fields and at the play structure near the baseball fields to the lower meadow and the gazebo areas along the Stanislaus River just north of Highway 99.
Ripon resident and Azusa Pacific University student Marijke Bishop made the academic Deans' List at APU. Bishop is honored for a fall semester 2013 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Bishop is joined by 1,774 other students receiving the same honor.
Jessie Calvo is Colony Oak Elementary School's new principal, having served in the district office as the English Learning coordinator and before that as a sixth grade teacher at Weston Elementary School.
The opening of the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth League baseball and softball season on Saturday came with a touch of "Mayberry RFD" when the ball teams were brought onto the Community Center field in wagons pulled by teams of two Clydesdale horses.